According to the English newspaper Indian Express, Whatsapp is currently issuing a warning and is urging its users not to use third-party clones such as GB Whatsapp or Whatsapp Plus. Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has more than a billion users and it is not easy to keep them paired with this app. Whatsapp has said in a stern warning that those people who are using the Whatsapp clone are a security risk and the company may not be able to violate the security rules.
Whatsapp has said that those who are using their app clones will be temporarily banned from their account. If a user's account is blocked, they are advised to download the official version of Whatsapp. Users who are using Gmail app other than Whatsapp Plus, you must save your chat history before downloading official Whatsapp.
Whatsapp spokeswoman told the Indian Express that Whatspeps takes care of the security of its users. For the privacy and security of their account, it is important that users download WhatsApp only from the official app store or website.
According to the report, Whatsapp has started temporarily banning users using popular chatting app clones. The company has warned that the complete chat history of users who violate the rules can be deleted. The company has also introduced a detailed guideline for switching your account from official non-official to Whatsapp and restoring the chat.
This is the way to switch to Official Whatsapp.
Step 1: To restore old chats, users will back up chat history on their unofficial app when the Temporary Ban is removed. Go to Whatsapp, click on the option, click on chat and tap on backup chats.
Step 2: Go to the settings of the device, now tap on the storage here and select the files and search the GB Whatsapp folder.
Step 3: Long press the icon and rename the folder selected for WhatsApp.
Step 4: Download Official Whatsapp from the Google Play Store
Step 5: Verify the phone number with OTP and select Restore for a backup chat.
Step 6: Whatsapp will withdraw your old cast from the unofficial app.